UK finance chief: Britain shouldn’t sacrifice jobs for futile action on climate

The Express reports:

The Chancellor attacked plans backed by Labour to eliminate carbon from the power sector by 2030.

He argued that for an aluminium smelter to leave the UK and go to another country would not make much difference to climate change.

But it would make a “huge difference” to those who lost their jobs as a result, he said.

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4 thoughts on “UK finance chief: Britain shouldn’t sacrifice jobs for futile action on climate”

  1. The aluminium smelter at Foyers has already left the country in 1967. The one at Kinlochleven in 1995. It seems strange to have smelters in a place that does not have its own bauxite. It only made sense when energy and transportation were both cheap and now neither one is.

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